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Doctor insights on: Recovery Foods For Swimmers From Prelims To Finals

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What the best nutrition system for swimmers ?

What the best nutrition system for swimmers ?

Textbook : I am happy you are a successful athlete but you keep asking us questions that are so broad they would take a book to respond. We only have 400 characters here. Perhaps you should find other source for these important but lengthy answers. ...Read more

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I'm asking about healthy nutrition system for swimmers ? Cause I'm professional swimmer in egypt's national team and how can I recover my muscle fast

I'm asking about healthy nutrition system for swimmers ? Cause I'm professional swimmer in egypt's national team and how can I recover my muscle fast

Eating.: Number one, and well-established by research, is Total Energy (calories !). 600 calories/hr. Michael Phelps 8 hrs a day... about 5000 calories. Barely enough because you also burn off 10x wt (lbs, sorry) at baseline.. .about another 1000 calories. Protein next most important, and must have all amino acids. Hard with plant protein, easy with meat. Others are useless/banned/dangerous ...Read more

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Whats swimmer's itch?

Whats swimmer's itch?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and sometimes on waterfowl. On warm, sunny days, these parasites can be released into mainly fresh water or occasionally salt water. During your swim, the parasites might burrow into your skin, where they cause the swimmer's itch rash. But humans aren't suitable hosts for them, so the parasites die. ...Read more

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What is swimmer's itch like?

What is swimmer's itch like?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and sometimes on waterfowl. On warm, sunny days, these parasites can be released into mainly fresh water or occasionally salt water. During your swim, the parasites might burrow into your skin, where they cause the swimmer's itch rash. But humans aren't suitable hosts for them, so the parasites die. ...Read more

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What causes a swimmer's itch?

What causes a swimmer's itch?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and sometimes on waterfowl.On warm, sunny days, these parasites can be released into mainly fresh water or occasionally salt water. During your swim, the parasites might burrow into your skin, where they cause the swimmer's itch rash. ...Read more

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How do you treat swimmers itch?

How do you treat swimmers itch?

Swimmer's Itch: There are many causes of skin rashes following swimming. Treatment depends on the cause. Swimmer's itch is a parasitic infection from exposure to contaminated freshwater & is treated with praziquantel. Seabather's eruption is a reaction to tiny jellyfish larvae in saltwater & is treated symptomatically. Reactions to irritants or allergens in water are other causes. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does the sun help swimmers itch?

Does the sun help swimmers itch?

Itching Skin: Yes. It can. Uv light may treat many problems that cause itching skin. So can medicated shampoos used as a soap once or twice after this kind of irritation. ...Read more

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What does swimmers itch look like?

What does swimmers itch look like?

Swimmer's Itch: Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and sometimes on waterfowl. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for swimmer's itch?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch typically clears up on its own within a few days, though in some cases the rash can last up to a week. In the meantime, you can control itching with over-the-counter antihistamines or anti-itch creams, such as those that contain calamine lotion. If the itching is severe, your doctor may recommend a prescription medication as in topical cortisone. ...Read more

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Can kids swim alone at beach if good swimmers?

Can kids swim alone at beach if good swimmers?

Wouldn't recommend: I wouldn't recommend anyone swim alone at the beach there are too many unpredictable factors from cramps to riptides etc no one should swim alone too many people drown every year. ...Read more

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